The Casual Optimist

Books, Design and Culture

April 13, 2017
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Dystopia

Tom Gauld for The Guardian.

March 20, 2017
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Will You Help Us Destroy the Evil Galactic Empire?

Tom Gauld for The Guardian. (I’m working on my sardonically witty literary novel as we speak.)

February 10, 2017
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The Martian Invasion of 1894

Tom Gauld for The Guardian. 

January 20, 2017
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The life-Changing Magic of Decluttering in a Post-Apocalyptic World

See all Tom Gauld‘s post-apocalyptic decluttering tips at The New Yorker. 

January 13, 2017
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The Scientific Erotica Book Club

Tom Gauld for New Scientist.

November 25, 2016
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Adaptation

Tom Gauld for The Guardian.  (Tom has touched on this subject before…)

October 27, 2016
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Herman Melville Considers A Title For His New Novel

Tom Gauld for The Guardian.

October 24, 2016
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Illuminated Manuscripts

Tom Gauld for The Guardian.

October 14, 2016
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Tips For Getting Your Novel Published

… during a skeleton apocalypse. Tom Gauld for The Guardian.

September 26, 2016
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Drafts of the Novel

Tom Gauld for The New Yorker. Tom’s new graphic novel Mooncop is out now.

September 13, 2016
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Promotional Stickers for Novels

Tom Gauld‘s latest cartoon for The Guardian. It seems kind of appropriate for the day this year’s Man Booker Prize shortlist is announced…

September 6, 2016
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A Dickensian Alphabet

Tom Gauld has made a print for London comics store Gosh! to celebrate their 30th anniversary. You can buy it online here.

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